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Energy Sources: History, Selection, and Transitions


Summary

Our selection of energy sources must be based on many factors: economic, technological, political, and environmental. The pros and cons of each source change through time as we have seen in the progression of energy sources throughout history. With ingenuity, improvements utilizing current energy sources will continue to be made, along with new and innovative means to produce energy in the future.

"Not only will atomic power be released, but someday we will harness the rise and fall of the tides and imprison the rays of the Sun." Thomas Edison


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